How many words is the average blog post?

I wouldn’t worry too much about how long your blog posts are. As long as they cover the topic well, it doesn’t really matter. However, it’s easy for me to say that. I regular churn out 3,000-word articles without even thinking about it, because I’m used to it. I recommend that if you’re new to … Read more How many words is the average blog post?

How writers can build trust on their website

If you’ve been immersed in the world of SEO for a while, you’ll be well aware of Google’s EAT rules. In a nutshell, Google likes to see EAT in websites: expertise, authoritativeness, and trustworthiness. In an ideal world, websites will have all three, but in the beginning, you need to work primarily on getting Google … Read more How writers can build trust on their website

What does it mean when you brand yourself?

There have been a lot of articles written on branding, and it can be a daunting, especially when everyone goes on how about how it can make or break your online presence. But if you’re not that bothered about design or anything like that, branding can not only make your work more recognisable, it can … Read more What does it mean when you brand yourself?

Why you shouldn’t rely on Pinterest to drive traffic to your blog

I learned most of what I know about blogging in 2019. Unfortunately, I started blogging in about 2012. Unsuccessfully. For a long time. I actually had a moderately successful personal finance blog that I’m kicking myself for deleting. I should have just left it to rank on its own, but I’d decided, for the millionth … Read more Why you shouldn’t rely on Pinterest to drive traffic to your blog

How to get photos for your writer website

Getting images for my websites was a huge headache for me way back in the beginning. I wasn’t a photographer, and has no aspirations to become one. I essentially wasted £350 on a DSLR camera that I would rarely use. Luckily my boyfriend sometimes uses it. So don’t worry if you don’t have the equipment … Read more How to get photos for your writer website

101 tips for new bloggers – what I wish I’d known years ago

1. Always use long links A lot of new bloggers like to register with Amazon Associates straight away. Fine fine fine. The problem comes when you don’t make a sale and get kicked out. This isn’t a problem in itself – you can just reapply. The problem is that if you used the short links … Read more 101 tips for new bloggers – what I wish I’d known years ago